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when the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, came under attack tuesday. >> today we bring home four americans who gave their lives for our country and our values. >> reporter: the obama administration is pushing back against a british newspaper report that the state department had credible information about the benghazi attack 48 hours before it happen. >> the story is absolutely wrong. we were not aware of any actionable intelligence indicating that an attack on the u.s. mission in benghazi was planned or imminent. >> reporter: violent demonstrations against the anti- islam film spread across the muslim world friday. protesters breached the grounds of the u.s. embassies in tunisia and the sudan with angry mobs ripping down the american flag and replacing it with the black flag of muslim extremists. danielle nottingham, cbs news. >>> front and center tonight the virginia board of health and the fight over abortion clinics in virginia. the issue, do clings have to meet stringent -- clinics have to meet stringent hospitallike standards? abortion supporters and opponents both gathere
riot police used tear gas to keep angry demonstrator as way from the u.s. embassy. in yemen police used water canons to hold off protesters who earlier climbed over the embassy's iron gate. fresh anti-american demonstrations also broke out in iraq. >> there is no justification, none at all, for responding to this video with violence. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton appealed for calm and expressed to the muslim world that the film in question does not represent the s. government. >> this video is disgusting and reprehensible. >> reporter: the state department is bracing for even bigger protests following friday prayers in the middle east. thursday president obama said he'd ordered all the necessary steps to protect americans abroad. tuesday night violence at the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya left four americans dead including ambassador chris stevens. libyan authorities reported that they have made some arrests. >> i saw those press reports before i came down. i was not able to confirm them, but obviously it would be a good thing if we're starting to move forward on
stevens and three other americans died in that attack. u.s. officials now believe stevens' death was planned and not the result of actions by a spontaneous mob demonstrating against an online video that ridicules islam's profit muhammad. mike rogers tells cbs -- prophet muhammad. mike rogers tells cbs news it's mightily likely the attack was -- mighty likely the attack was fueled by elements of al-qaeda. >> reporter: a trashed building is all that remains after the attack that killed four americans including ambassador chris stevens. >> the world must stand together to unequivocally reject these brutal acts. >> reporter: tuesday night a mob armed with guns and rocket propelled grenades stormed the building. it's being investigated whether groups with ties to al-qaeda planned the attack. >> make no mistake. we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who tachyed our people. >> reporter: -- who attacked our people. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton said ambassador stevens risked his life to help build a letter bib ya and that libyans he
. >> it was a perfect 10 today, even though we were in the 40s and upper 50s downtown. the high was 78. right now comfortable. if you head outside past 9:00 or 10:00, i would grab a light jacket or a sweater. right now down to 74. 70 already in gaithersburg. 73 in frederick and 73 in leesburg. 74 in fredericksburg. the atmosphere is very dry air mass, it heats up quickly and cools off quickly. remember that if you are out past 9:00 or 10:00 tonight because it's going to be chilly again, open the windows, but not too far. upper 40s in the suburbs. upper 50s downtown. we'll come back. we'll see if we can finish the week out on this type of a note and we have some changes. we have done some tweaking to the weekend forecast. we'll explain that, too. >> thank you, top. coming up, you still all worked up about rg3? cbs james brown says redskin fans may want to calm down just a smidge. thoughts are just ahead. but first, thousands and thousands of drivers blowing past tolls without paying their fair share and now maryland is trying to figure out how to get their money. we'll have the details on that up
, the humidity is, 82 downtown, 79 gaithersburg, 79 manassas but it feels like mid- to upper 80s. tonight mostly cloudy, muggy, a few storm possible, nothing in the next few hours, lows 68 to 74. we'll come back and talk about when the remnants of isaac will finally leave us alone. >>> well, tomorrow the democratic national convention kicks off in charlotte, north carolina, but the party is already going in the queen city. the convention's host committee put on a day long street celebration called carolina fest 2012. over at bank of america stadium crews are putting final uches in place before president obama gives his nomination acceptance speech on thursday. democrats are now preparing their counter to the republicans' message last week in tampa, but so far the party finds itself on the defensive responding to questions of whether america is better off today than it was four years ago. emily schmidt has more on how democratic leaders are answering those questions. >> reporter: just as charlotte, north carolina, prepares to be the center of the democrats' political universe this week, party le
team. >>> a weaker than expected jobs report from the labor department. u.s. employers added 96,000 jobs in august, 30,000 fewer than expected. the unemployment rate dropped from 8.3% to 8.1, but analysts say that's because more people have stopped looking for work. they have given up. on the campaign trail, mitt romney hammered president obama on those job numbers. speaking in iowa, romney told supporters that mr. obama would bring four more years just like the last four. president obama acknowledged we need to create more jobs and do it faster, but he told supporters congress can get people back to work if members pass his jobs bill when they return to washington next week. >>> mitt romney's wife, ann, was greeted with wild cheers at a women for mitt rally. she says riding helped her battle multiple sclerosis. in a one on one interview, she told me what that diagnosis was like. >> the symptoms were very standard. for most people, numbness in my leg and then increasing numbness and weakness and then, the real kicker was enormous fatigue and that overcame me to the point where
. and we have general motors and the u.s. awe moe manufacturing. now doing great. it is really clear that they made it a part of the partisan payouts, so that barack obama could not succeed rather than putting our nation's interest first. so yes, he has not had a tough time to deal with, but he also had an opposition that was not interested in working with them. in fact, they wanted to see if that opposition would still be around. he had to come up with a way to get that opposition, or at least explain to them how they would need to do it, right? >> well, i mean he has. he has moved this country in the right direction. couldn't we have made more progress? well as he said, no president could have brought this country to where we wanted to be in the short time for years. considering the damage that was done. but what this president has done is move us clearly in the right direction that we're creating jobs, we are doing it in the right way, investing in our children. and yet we have to work with the republicans. and some will not work with us as we need to find a way to move on forward
on is how to build an economy meant to last. we did it in the 90s and that involved asking every american to pay their fair share, asking the wealthy to pay just a little bit more in taxes to invest in our economy. it meant investing in education and innovation and research and development. >> stephanie cutter, campaign manager for the obama campaign, joining us from the convention. first lady, michelle obama speech right here on wusa9. the live coverage begins at 10:00 p.m. >>> one person who will not be at the convention tonight is president obama. instead, he had one final campaign stop to wrap up his road to charlotte tour. the president spoke to a crowd of more than 11,000 this afternoon at norfolk state university and there he blasted the republicans. what he says they did and did not do at their convention last week. >> spending less time talking about their plans. and that's not just because they don't like it, but it's because they know you saw what happened when we tried it. you lived through it and we can't afford to repeat it. >> he will watch his wife's speech tonight on t
. getting more free points off that. bill: 124, that last serve. bill: the men's championship of the u.s. open. we're in the third set. andy murray looking for his first grand slam title against the reigning u.s. open men's novak djokovic. murray took the first two sets and djokovic up a break, now 3-1 in the third set and tv's number one new comedy is on the move to a new time. catch the season premiere monday at 9:00, 8:00 central, monday at 9:00, 8:00 central, only cbs. the usta billie jean king national tennis center in new york. just across the east river from manhattan, as andy murray serves with a two sets lead at serves with a two sets lead at 1-3. andy has always been one of his generation's best tactical players. his mom says when he was 16 and couldn't train because of an injury, he used to watch tennis on television, take notes on matches and go to his mom and say if i was playing here's what i'd do. thomas gibson, star of "criminal minds" among those in attendance. his mom said he loved watching great players and trying to learn what made them special. andy, not thomas. 30-0
, their words were seen in this video trying to use s credit card at an exxon station on pennsylvania avenue shortly after the robbery i and assault. investigators say they have not connected the two assaults and robberies. >> i remember the first guy that went through the incident and saw it happened again. i mean, we have to do something about this, because it comes to a point where someone could get killed. >> you think there's a connection between this? >> yes, we think so. >> bruce johnson, 9news now. >> we did ask the d.c. police to talk about these attacks and whether they are related. and no. on now to the democratic national convention. here's a live look inside the time warner cable arena. former president, bill clinton is the headliner tonight of day two of the dnc. but there is a major change to tomorrow's schedule and where president obama will accept his nomination. randall pinkston is in charlotte with that. >> crews are tearing down the stage at bank of america stadium where president obama was supposed to accept his party's nomination. the threat of severe weather forc
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